Laives tourism and travel guide

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Visit Laives: highlights and tourist information

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Laives is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Laives is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 10 km and Brancion at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laives, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Laives in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Laives

Markets in and near Laives

  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (3km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (13km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (27km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (30km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)

More information about Laives, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Laives, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Laives.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (27km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (33km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (46km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (49km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (16km)
  • Seille (Saône) (16km)
  • Roche de Solutré (39km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (41km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Laives

Canton: Sennecey-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71240

Distance to Laives

from Macon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 526 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 307 km

Getting here

Laives is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Laives from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-sur-Grosne, Boyer, Etrigny, Jugy, La Chapelle-de-Bragny, Lalheue, Montceaux-Ragny, Nanton, Saint-Ambreuil, Saint-Cyr and Sennecey-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Laives